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#PFAI

# pfai - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Double-winner Michael Duffy named PFAI Player of the Year following stellar season with Dundalk

It was a successful night for Dundalk with Stephen Kenny collecting Manager of the Year and Jamie McGrath named Young Player of the Year.

# pfai - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

PFAI calls on English and Scottish FA's to investigate 'all incidents of anti-Irish discrimination'

The PFAI and Show Racism the Red Card have stood in solidarity with James McClean and Neil Lennon.

# pfai - Thursday 25 October, 2018

'It's hugely disrespectful, I'm disgusted' - FAI criticised after declining to attend PFAI awards

There has been ongoing tension between the FAI and the PFAI in recent times.

# pfai - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Dundalk trio will battle it out for PFAI Player of the Year

Pat Hoban, Chris Shields and Michael Duffy have been named on the three-man shortlist, while the Premier Division Team of the Year has also been revealed.

# pfai - Friday 3 August, 2018

Communication shouldn't be so complicated for two organisations who share a canteen LOI

Communication shouldn't be so complicated for two organisations who share a canteen

For the game’s senior bodies to ignore the standards they expect of others is pathetic, writes John O’Sullivan.

# pfai - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

FAI to provide the full €300k for League of Ireland emergency fund Financial Support This post contains videos

FAI to provide the full €300k for League of Ireland emergency fund

The association had originally proposed that it would split the payment with the PFAI.

# pfai - Thursday 26 July, 2018

PFAI 'astounded' after not being consulted by FAI over new €300,000 fund proposal

The players’ body said they were not informed of their expectation to pay €150,000 to a fund aimed at assisting players and clubs in financial trouble.

# pfai - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

FAI proposes €300k 'last resort' fund with PFAI to help clubs struggling to pay players LOI

FAI proposes €300k 'last resort' fund with PFAI to help clubs struggling to pay players

It comes in light of recent financial troubles surrounding Bray Wanderers and Limerick.

# pfai - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Limerick players vote in favour of strike action while club and players' union release separate statements

Representatives of the club met with SIPTU and the PFAI today.

# pfai - Monday 16 July, 2018

FAI to impose sanctions on Bray Wanderers after failing to pay players before deadline Still Waiting This post contains videos

FAI to impose sanctions on Bray Wanderers after failing to pay players before deadline

PFAI general secretary Stephen McGuinness has indicated that strike action is likely to go ahead ‘if the commitments that were given aren’t adhered to’.

# pfai - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

‘As a group of players, we knew things had to change’

Áine O’Gorman reflects on what will likely be remembered as a landmark year for Irish women’s football.

# pfai - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Stunning season sees Sean Maguire named PFAI Player of the Year for 2017

The Preston striker scored 26 goals in all competitions as Cork City claimed a first ever double in the club’s history.

# pfai - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

The nominees for PFAI Manager of the Year have been announced Awards Season This post contains a poll

The nominees for PFAI Manager of the Year have been announced

John Caulfield, Stephen Kenny and Keith Long have made the shortlist.

# pfai - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Dundalk have more players than champions Cork City in PFAI Team of the Year

Four Dundalk players and three from Cork City in team selected by players’ vote.

# pfai - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Opinion: 'No interest in women's football? Yesterday's public reaction proves otherwise'

Elaine Buckley and Emily Glen respond to some readers’ comments after yesterday’s extraordinary press conference.

Women's national team boycott training as they prepare for meeting with mediator over FAI row WNT

Women's national team boycott training as they prepare for meeting with mediator over FAI row

“The players have not taken this decision lightly.”

# pfai - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Fighting for fairness, Ireland stand together on a landmark day for women’s football WNT

Fighting for fairness, Ireland stand together on a landmark day for women’s football

Standing up and standing together, as the players demand improvement treatment from the FAI.

FAI told players going public would 'damage women's football and its future development' WNT

FAI told players going public would 'damage women's football and its future development'

PFAI solicitor Stuart Gilhooly revealed a series of emails between the players and FAI at today’s press conference.

'They are the dirt off the FAI's shoe': Women's national team demand improved treatment

14 members of the squad were present at a press conference this morning as they outlined the conditions they play under.

# pfai - Sunday 30 October, 2016

PFAI awards for Dundalk and Cork City as Player of the Year winners are announced

To no great surprise, Dundalk boss Stephen Kenny also picked up the Manager of the Year award.

# pfai - Thursday 27 October, 2016

All the Kennys shortlisted for PFAI Manager of the Year

The men in charge of Dundalk, Derry City and Bray Wanderers are up for the award.

# pfai - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Dundalk and Cork City dominate PFAI Team and Player of the year shortlist

There’s also plenty of recognition for newly-crowned First Division champions Limerick.

# pfai - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Ireland World XI features Luis Suarez but not Neymar

The PFAI members voted for a team with a decidedly stronger Barcelona flavour and no Bayern Munich representatives.

# pfai - Thursday 22 October, 2015

We'll leave it there so: Holohan to headline, Walsh flies to the States and all of Thursday's sport

Plus New Zealand name their XV for the World Cup semi-final.

# pfai - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Footballer charged with anti-doping violation involving recreational drug use

The player will contest the charge.

# pfai - Sunday 19 April, 2015

'Clubs aren't paying enough and it's a huge issue but we're trying to turn it into a positive'

Shaun Elebert of the PFAI speaks to The42 about a new jobs programme for footballers in Ireland.

# pfai - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The PFAI has removed blog post defending convicted rapist Ched Evans Anger

The PFAI has removed blog post defending convicted rapist Ched Evans

The article appeared on the association’s website.

# pfai - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Christy Fagan scoops PFAI Player of the Year

Dundalk’s Daryl Horgan and Stephen Kenny were also winners at last night’s ceremony at the Gibson Hotel.

# pfai - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Dundalk, Cork City and St Pat's make up entire PFAI Team of the Year

Richie Towell, Christy Fagan, Colin Healy and Paddy Hoban have been nominated for Player of the Year meanwhile.

# pfai - Monday 4 February, 2013

Ailing Paul Gascoigne confident he can recover, says players chief Taylor

The former footballer was filmed trembling and speaking incoherently at a charity event last week.

# pfai - Thursday 10 January, 2013

Ireland finish third in FIFPro tournament

Pat Scully’s side beat Finland in the third/fourth place play-off at the FIFPro tournament in Oslo.

# pfai - Monday 7 January, 2013

PFAI names squad for Norway tournament

The annual FIFPro tournament for out-of-contract footballers takes place in Oslo on Thursday.

# pfai - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Forrester and Carroll extend stay at St Pat's, Byrne and Brennan join club

Team manager Liam Buckley said he was “delighted” with news of the recent signings.

# pfai - Friday 9 November, 2012

Ramblers in line for Airtricity League return

Cobh Ramblers could be re-admitted to the First Division next season as talks continue over the club’s outstanding debts.

# pfai - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

McGuinness salutes Rovers' decision to shop local

PFAI chief executive Stephen McGuinness says that Trevor Croly’s appointment at Shamrock Rovers will be a huge boost to Ireland’s aspiring managers.

# pfai - Friday 26 October, 2012

Nearly men: TheScore.ie's alternative Premier Division Team of the Year LOI

Nearly men: TheScore.ie's alternative Premier Division Team of the Year

We pick XI players who will count themselves unlucky to have been left out of the PFAI line-up.

# pfai - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Limerick dominate First Division team of the year

The First Division champions fill five of the 11 spots on the PFAI’s 2012 selection.

# pfai - Monday 18 June, 2012

FAI and PFAI criticise handling of Mons announcement *UPDATE*

The Professional Footballers’ Association of Ireland has expressed disbelief at Monaghan United’s failure to consult players prior to its League of Ireland withdrawal.

# pfai - Friday 11 May, 2012

Column: PFAI ratings a welcome step towards winning pitch battles

The PFAI are on the right track with their new initiative to improve the league’s pitches, writes Niall Kelly.

# pfai - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Pat’s players “determined” to boycott European tie over compensation row

Players say Inchicore club are refusing to discuss loss of earnings with them.

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